A Radically Different Call to Action

Collect • Share • Inspire
Advocacy in Action collects and shares the best methods to elevate music education in your community. Submit your ideas today—Inspire ALL to ACTION!
For too long music advocacy has leaned mainly on research-based justifications. Let’s get practical. Eric Martin

President & CEO, Music for All

Advocacy in Action collects and shares the best methods to elevate music education in your community. Submit your ideas today—Inspire ALL to ACTION!
It is Music for All’s vision to be catalyst to ensure that every child across America has access and opportunity to participate in active music-making in their scholastic environment.

Doing • Leading • Saying “YES!”

The Advocacy in Action AWARDS PROGRAM

What helps advance active music-making in your community? We want to know what you are doing. If you are proud of your advocacy efforts, we encourage you to share.

The Advocacy in Action Awards Program is designed to collect and share local music education advocacy ideas across America. Winning entries will be promoted at all Music for All programs and in both digital and print materials.

Categories include:

  • Decision-Maker Interaction
  • Recruitment & Retention
  • Community Engagement
  • Marketing & Promotion
  • Parent & Booster Involvement
  • Fundraising & Sponsorship
Let’s do the things necessary and helpful in creating a school, community, and nation that couldn’t imagine being without SCHOOL MUSIC. Jeremy Earnhart

Chief Operating Officer, Music for All

Part of advocacy is being present—saying “yes”…to a parade, bringing small ensembles around the community, or touring elementary choirs during the holidays. James Stephens

Dir. of Education & Advocacy, Music for All

Any Music Program has the opportunity to be recognized.

Award Categories

Decision-Maker Interaction

Recruitment & Retention

Community Engagement

Marketing & Promotion

Parent & Booster Involvement

Fundraising & Sponsorship